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Why Collect Ancient Coins?

In a nutshell, the societies of Ancient Greece and Rome present a microcosm of all human experience, and the coins of these cultures are a direct link to the people that created them.

The history of ancient Greece & Rome represents the longest continual record of human existence available, and it is arguably the fullest and most diversified record of what the human mind has ever been busy about.

“The study of history is the best medicine for the mind; for in history you have a record of the infinite variety of human experience plainly set out for all to see; and in that record you can find for yourself and for your country both examples and warnings; fine things to take as models, base things, rotten through and through, to avoid.” 

Livy (Titus Livius), “The Early History of Rome”, (59 BC ~ AD 17)

 

Justinian ruled the Byzantine Empire for close to 4 decades.

Tiberius II ruled over the Byzantrine Empire for 4 short but very... read more

A handsome example of one of the most famous coins of the ancient... read more

$1,750

Superb style, a wonderful example of Hellenistic portraiture.... read more

An affordable portrait coin from this truly historic emperor.... read more

$1,950

This is an enigmatic reverse that no doubt has a story behind it... read more

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